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Barack Obama's speech disappoints and fuels frustration at Copenhagen (ROFL!)
The Guardian ^ | 12/18/2009 | Suzanne Goldenberg and Allegra Stratton

Posted on 12/18/2009 7:12:36 AM PST by PreciousLiberty

Barack Obama stepped into the chaotic final hours of the Copenhagen summit today saying he was convinced the world could act "boldly and decisively" on climate change.

But his speech offered no indication America was ready to embrace bold measures, after world leaders had been working desperately against the clock to try to paper over an agreement to prevent two years of wasted effort — and a 10-day meeting — from ending in total collapse.

Obama, who had been skittish about coming to Copenhagen at all unless it could be cast as a foreign policy success, looked visibly frustrated as he appeared before world leaders.

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


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Looks like 0, Mr. "B+" himself, has things "all wee-wee'd up" once again! I doubt Copenhagen is top on his list of vacation destinations...

Now we just need to reign in the morons at the EPA, and we should be in good shape on non-existent global warming at least.

Come on, 2010 midterms!

1 posted on 12/18/2009 7:12:37 AM PST by PreciousLiberty
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To: PreciousLiberty

This can’t be true. He has a ‘gift’, you know.


2 posted on 12/18/2009 7:14:53 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: PreciousLiberty

This idiot is an embarrassment to all Americans.

To paraphrase Sir Winston Churchill, “an empty limousine pulled up outside of the Copenhagen Summit, and Barack Hussein 0bama got out.”


3 posted on 12/18/2009 7:15:21 AM PST by mkjessup (Dec 18, 1941 - President Franklin D. 0bama travels to Tokyo to pay homage to Emperor Hirohito.)
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To: PreciousLiberty

Haha. The wheels are falling off, folks ...

SnakeDoc


4 posted on 12/18/2009 7:15:53 AM PST by SnakeDoctor ("Ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.")
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To: PreciousLiberty

Hey— I thought we were supposed to use _actual_ titles when posting. I seriously doubt (ROFL!) was part of the Guardian’s title. ;-)

LOL...

Visibly frustrated. Glad someone is noticing...


5 posted on 12/18/2009 7:15:57 AM PST by green pastures
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To: PreciousLiberty

I’m not really sure what to think about -19bowma’s speech at COP15. I’ll just have to wait until I hear what China and India think...


6 posted on 12/18/2009 7:16:36 AM PST by C210N (A government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: PreciousLiberty

President Whats-his-face thinks that by flying there, stepping in and saving the moment will actually make a difference. What a pathetic sight.

Get the heck home, you moron. You embarrass us all.


7 posted on 12/18/2009 7:16:36 AM PST by bergmeid (obama. With a small o.)
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To: PreciousLiberty
Sheesh, whadda they want? We gave them our greatest philosopher/orator/teleprompter. Would they've rather had the Tennessee 2x4, the wooden Algore?
8 posted on 12/18/2009 7:17:35 AM PST by PGalt
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To: PreciousLiberty

My only question is if India and China walked out before, during, or after the speech.


9 posted on 12/18/2009 7:17:42 AM PST by AU72
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To: PreciousLiberty

Here’s how we should “boldly and decisively” deal with the climate change issue:

NO!


10 posted on 12/18/2009 7:17:56 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: norwaypinesavage

Maybe the Dems can schedule their 2012 Convention in Copenhagen since Bambi has such success there . . .


11 posted on 12/18/2009 7:18:16 AM PST by Charlemagne on the Fox
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To: PreciousLiberty

Awwww...Looks like Bambi’s handlers forgot to bring along the Greek columns and reverb machine. Otherwise, the entire earth would’ve moved in rapture at the 0ne.


12 posted on 12/18/2009 7:18:24 AM PST by mplsconservative
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To: bergmeid
Get the heck home, you moron

You don't think he should come back to the US? Or are you thinking he should be dropped off his home, and then the AF1 aircraft come back to the US empty?

13 posted on 12/18/2009 7:18:40 AM PST by C210N (A government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: PreciousLiberty
I listened to the Idiot in Chief.
Talk about a complete fool.
He totally ignored the fact that the data is false.

Just made the statement that GW/CC is a FACT.
Zero is certifiable.

14 posted on 12/18/2009 7:19:20 AM PST by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: PreciousLiberty

There he goes again! Looking down his nose at everyone!


15 posted on 12/18/2009 7:20:37 AM PST by FrdmLvr ("The people will believe what the media tells them they believe." Orwell)
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To: PreciousLiberty

What was the context of “all wee wee’d up”?


16 posted on 12/18/2009 7:20:53 AM PST by sarasota
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To: PreciousLiberty

The last paragraph of the article summed up the agenda quite accurately I thought:

“The extent of crisis in the talks has taken leaders by surprise. The Brazilian leader, Lula da Silva, told the conference that the all-night negotiating sessions took him back to his days as a trade union leader negotiating with his bosses.”

Lol!


17 posted on 12/18/2009 7:21:14 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: bergmeid

So Nobama flies a 747 (and attendant planes) and his large entourage there to give a screwed-up few minute speech that makes no difference (other than to further embarrass the United States) to a conference of eco-maniacs and kleptocrats. What’s this moron’s “carbon footprint”? What about “the children”, you freak? I believe the only scintilla of sanity in the Nobama family is “Bo”. The problem they are probably doing unmentionables with him in some way. So sad. Free Bo!


18 posted on 12/18/2009 7:21:37 AM PST by hal ogen
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To: PreciousLiberty

All I heard was him saying something about being held captive or hostage by our fault lines and I rolled my eyes and turned the channel.


19 posted on 12/18/2009 7:22:07 AM PST by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: PreciousLiberty
Many reactions were strongly critical of Obama. Hugo Chávez, the president of Venezuela, described Obama's speech as "ridiculous" and the US's initial offer of a $10bn fund for poor countries in the draft text as "a joke".

Yes, it is a joke.

But Hugo and I view the punchline differently.

20 posted on 12/18/2009 7:22:09 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: bergmeid

Reminds me of his 11th hour bid for the Olympics.


21 posted on 12/18/2009 7:22:13 AM PST by sarasota
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To: mkjessup

His problem is TOTAL lack of convictions and testicles (well, ONE of his problems) And, he tries to be “popular” instead of LEading - which he is incapable of. His wife is in charge in his house - and his only hope at success is to have everybody like him - then he won’t get his ass kicked.

But, the “make everybody happy” strategy only works until actual ACTION is needed. And, since he is scared of EVERYBODY, he can’t take action - all he can do is go out an mouth platitudes to both sides. So, he is a dismal failure. We don’t call him “zero” for no reason.

By the time he is impeached for “total incompetence”, the left will be more happy to get rid of him than the right.

We KNEW he was incapable of leadership. The left in their infinite socialist religious ecstasy actually thought he WAS something special. Now, they are finding out the truth - and they will HATE him for ruining their one big chance to take over.....


22 posted on 12/18/2009 7:22:13 AM PST by KeepUSfree (WOSD = fascism pure and simple.)
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To: PreciousLiberty

I don’t think Chrissy legs are tingling after this one...


23 posted on 12/18/2009 7:23:01 AM PST by Always Right
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To: PreciousLiberty

Some “agreement” will be announced that says something like “tremendous and unprecedented progress has been made on addressing global warming, and all the parties concerned have agreed on a framework for a binding resolution to be written and signed in the very near future.” Classic political CYA BS.


24 posted on 12/18/2009 7:23:05 AM PST by moose2004 (Stand up, speak out and stop Obamacare and GE)
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To: Marty62
Yeah....I believe he said that GW/CC is "not fiction, it's science".

There must be a cone of silence surrounding the beltway nowadays cause this fool is living in a dreamland of unicorns and rainbows...

25 posted on 12/18/2009 7:23:08 AM PST by NMEwithin
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To: PreciousLiberty
Come on, 2010 midterms!

I really doubt these will ever happen.

26 posted on 12/18/2009 7:23:08 AM PST by southlake_hoosier (.... One Nation, Under God.......)
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To: PreciousLiberty

This is great! It looks like he’s reverting to his true nature-making speeches and doing absolutely nothing of substance -and this is the best issue to do that very thing.


27 posted on 12/18/2009 7:23:32 AM PST by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: norwaypinesavage

Didn’t they learn after the olympic bid? He can’t even sell a bunch of leftist idiots on their own made up farce. This is just ridiculous. I thought all these global warming idiots were on the same page. It is becoming more clear that if you send a bunch of idiots to a conference on a program that is their religion, they will some how spin it until it turns into butter.


28 posted on 12/18/2009 7:23:36 AM PST by kezzek
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To: PreciousLiberty

What happened to the “we are the ones we’ve been waiting for” crap, honestly they thought this guy could walk on water. Yeah only after he’d wee’d himself.


29 posted on 12/18/2009 7:24:25 AM PST by sunmars
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To: PreciousLiberty

We need to question Obama’s mental state.

It seems Obama fancies himself as the Saviour of the world’s problems.

He fancies himself as the person who can solve Climate today and Health tomorrow and jobs on Sunday, etc etc.

But the reality is that nothing gets done.


30 posted on 12/18/2009 7:24:45 AM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: PreciousLiberty

The idiot Emperor of the United States had no business being there in the first place. The conference was nothing more than an anti western, anti capitalism, anti business gathering. On second thought, he likely felt right at home.


31 posted on 12/18/2009 7:25:50 AM PST by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing Murtha and his fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: PGalt

you get a solid B+ for your posting

and man(woman) do you know HTML

i will not want to meet you in the sandbox


32 posted on 12/18/2009 7:25:55 AM PST by kralcmot (my tagline died with Terri)
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

“But the reality is that nothing gets done.”

And that is why the economy, healthcare, etc is in the shape it’s in. Great post!


33 posted on 12/18/2009 7:27:15 AM PST by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: mkjessup

He doesn’t embarrass me.........I voted for Sarah.


34 posted on 12/18/2009 7:28:16 AM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: PreciousLiberty
He's a thug..what did you expect? A member of the typical American minority the media always tells you about? Yea...the commies spoil the rotten ones with our messed up legal system into little dictators and they are not beneath terrorizing anyone...even other minority members. Surprise!
35 posted on 12/18/2009 7:28:21 AM PST by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......?)
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To: PreciousLiberty
Has Obama left Copenhagen without signing any kind of agreement? Are we going to be treated to Rush chanting “Barak Hussein Obama, mmm mmm mmm” at noon?
36 posted on 12/18/2009 7:28:42 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: PreciousLiberty
"Obama has deeply disappointed not only those listening to his speech at the UN talks, he has disappointed the whole world."

Welcome to our nightmare.

37 posted on 12/18/2009 7:28:45 AM PST by BubbaBasher ("Liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals" - Sam Adams)
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To: sunmars
honestly they thought this guy could walk on water

Yeah, after it was frozen over.

38 posted on 12/18/2009 7:29:11 AM PST by southlake_hoosier (.... One Nation, Under God.......)
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To: sunmars
......honestly they thought this guy could walk on water....

New strategy? Maybe he can walk on ice?

39 posted on 12/18/2009 7:29:29 AM PST by libertarian27 (Land of the FEE, home of the SHAMED)
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To: kralcmot

I’ll raise you an A+ for your tagline. :)


40 posted on 12/18/2009 7:30:20 AM PST by PGalt
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To: southlake_hoosier

He may be the president but i honestly would not piss on him, if he was on fire for the way he has cheapened the presidency into a celebrity consolation prize.


41 posted on 12/18/2009 7:30:51 AM PST by sunmars
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To: bergmeid

“Get the heck home, you moron. You embarrass us all.”

By “home” do you mean Kenya? ;)


42 posted on 12/18/2009 7:30:51 AM PST by Lou Budvis (She never bankrupted Alaska nor bowed to royalty.)
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To: sarasota
"Reminds me of his 11th hour bid for the Olympics."

PREDICTION: In his remaining 37 months, this lame-duck will visit many capitals, but he will NEVER AGAIN fly back to ChokinHagen.

43 posted on 12/18/2009 7:31:32 AM PST by cookcounty (“HOAX and CHEnge” ......Obama's beret comes into clear view.)
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To: mkjessup

Fraser’s fictional Brigadier-General Sir Harry Paget Flashman VC KCB KCIE once told Queen Victoria, “I won’t mince words with you, highness,” and then proceeded to mince them just as finely as anything had ever been chopped into tiny bits.


44 posted on 12/18/2009 7:31:52 AM PST by flowerplough ( Pennsylvania today - New New Jersey meets North West Virginia.)
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To: PreciousLiberty

May this whole farce of man-made climate change continue to fall apart at the seams. It is, in reality, nothing more than a revenue generator for certain governments and industries. It would do absolutely NOTHING to change the environment, and these snake oil salesmen know it.

May the same fate befall ‘health care reform’ as well.


45 posted on 12/18/2009 7:32:13 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Socialism is hip until somebody loses a paycheck)
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To: PreciousLiberty
Obama is headed towards another foreign policy failure. He can't help but to step into it!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

46 posted on 12/18/2009 7:32:30 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: PGalt

sad that it was all i could do

i am still upset about it


47 posted on 12/18/2009 7:33:20 AM PST by kralcmot (my tagline died with Terri)
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To: bergmeid

Well, he likes to think he can come to big meetings in Copenhagen, at the last minute, and seal the deal.

We all remember his success with getting the Olympics don’t we?????

Obama might be gun shy about Copenhagen now. His best efforts at negotiation/closing the deal don’t work.


49 posted on 12/18/2009 7:34:14 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: PreciousLiberty

It isn’t over until the fat lady sings but...

If all these reports like the Guardian are true it appears Copenhagen will REALLY turn out to be Constipagan.


50 posted on 12/18/2009 7:34:43 AM PST by trashcanbred2
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